You have to be careful. When a person is on SSD and settles a work comp claim, several things happen:
1) You must allocate the settlement over your lifetime using the US Life Table or Social Security will consider the settlement as a lump sum and you may lose all monthly benefits for a very long period of time. The only way to settle the claim safely with an SSD / Medicare issue is to settle for indemnity only and leave the medical component open;
2) Depending on the amount of money you...
You have a workers compensation claim. Contact a board certified Ohio work comp specialist to determine all of your legal rights. Workers comp will cover lost time, medical bills, injury (PPD) award, and many other potential benefits.
Under Ohio work comp, it doesn't matter if the police officer thought you were negligent. Work comp is a no fault system so claims that anyone was negligent does not bar the work comp claim.
I'm more than happy to discuss the particulars of your claim with...
If you have obtained medical treatment, you can file an Ohio Workers' compensation, as long as the incident did not arise out of horseplay.
Because your question indicates that the co-worker intentionally attacked you, I don't think a prior answer of a suit against the co-worker would be worth pursing since there is no insurance coverage for an intentional act.
I think your best recourse, if you have obtained medical care as a result of the injury, is to file an Ohio BWC claim with the...
Call the police and ask them to investigate. Do not confront anyone.
If your claim is a self insured employer claim, chances are you may be under surveillance. PTD is a lifelong benefit, be assured someone would like to get the compensation stopped. If you have an attorney you should call to discuss your concerns. If not, you should call to speak to a Board Certified Ohio Workers' Compensation Specialist Attorney.
You may be entitled to wage loss compensation if you are working under light duty restrictions and making less than your Average Weekly Wage. However, for very high wage earners, the maximum comp weekly benefit, at times, does not amply compensate such injured worker. It seems you need to discuss your claim with a Board Certified Ohio Workers' Compensation Specialist Attorney.
In Ohio, there is a 2 year statute of limitations for the accident you describe. You did not give any information as to the date, so some of this information may or may not apply with regard to finding an attorney. If the injury was recent, you have the time to consult with several attorneys in order to find the one with experience and skill that will be the 'right fit'for your brother's case.
You need an experienced personal injury attorney with extensive trial experience should the...
You don't give enough information. But, if you haven't had an EMG/NCV test that diagnosed carpal tunnel you don't have sufficient proof to succeed at hearing. Contact a workers' comp attorney quickly to discuss your situation.
You haven't given enough information for an workers' comp attorney to advise you one way or the other. I strongly urge you to call an experienced work comp attorney to discuss your situation, the claim allowance, whether you are on temp total, etc.
There are many factors that go into analyzing a work comp claim to maximize the money awards and benefits available to an injured worker. Don't wait to call to discuss your claim. Once you discuss your case with an attorney, you will know if you...
Short story is that you need a Board Certified Ohio workers' compensation specialist attorney.
It is your responsibility to make sure you have updated medical submitted to the employer. A self-insured claim is managed by the employer rather than the BWC. However, all complaints, motions, disputes are submitted to the Ohio Industrial Commission for resolution.
Download my Free Ohio Work Comp Guide for general information. But you will need a lawyer to protect your legal interests.